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Horney's Psychoanalytic Social Theory1.In no less than 300 words, discuss Horney’s concepts of basic hostility and basicanxiety. Then, enumerate and discuss Horney’s categories of neurotic needs. Feel freeto use examples.The psychoanalytic social theory of Karen Horney talks about how significant ourculture really is to our development of personality. Her psychoanalytic social theory explainshow social and cultural experiences shaping our personality. The two aspects that work"inextricably interwoven" are basic hostility and basic anxiety. Basic hostility stems fromchildhood. When a child doesn't satisfy his/her needs and love from their parents as they growolder they will begin to develop basic hostility. We begin to develop hostility from the feelings ofneglect and reject. This repressed hostility leads to basic anxiety - a feeling of helplessness andisolation in a hostile world. People can protect themselves from basic anxiety by affection,

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Psychology, Want, Karen Horney, Neurotic Needs

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